The frequency of Merkel cell polyomavirus in whole blood from immunocompetent and immunosuppressed patients with kidney disease and healthy donors

This study is the first to identify a Korean MCPyV strain in whole-blood samples from Korean patients with kidney disease and healthy individuals.
Source: Microbial Pathogenesis - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

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Conditions:   Clinical Stage III Cutaneous Melanoma AJCC v8;   Clinical Stage III Merkel Cell Carcinoma AJCC v8;   Clinical Stage IV Cutaneous Melanoma AJCC v8;   Clinical Stage IV Merkel Cell Carcinoma AJCC v8;   High-Frequency Microsatellite Instability;   Metastatic Basal  Cell Carcinoma;   Metastatic Melanoma;   Metastatic Skin Squamous Cell Carcinoma;   Pathologic Stage III Cutaneou...
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
CONCLUSIONS: The initiated dermatologic screening program indicates that the risk of skin cancer incidence in post kidney transplant patients receiving immunosuppressive therapy was significantly higher than in patients on dialysis. PMID: 28507493 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Advances in Dermatology and Allergology - Category: Dermatology Tags: Postepy Dermatol Alergol Source Type: research
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Source: American Journal of Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tags: Brief Communication Source Type: research
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